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Members of Write A Book Club aim to foster community of writers, participate in NaNoWriMo

Members of Write A Book Club aim to foster  community of writers, participate in NaNoWriMo

Lillian He

November 16, 2018

One of the newest clubs   formed this year is the Write a Book Club. The club’s founders said they formed the club for a variety of reasons, but one of the main ones was the community of writers they hoped to create. Jasmine Hsu, vice president of Write a Book Club and sophomore, said, “Me and...

Creative Writing Con to take place on March 9 and 10 in CHS Library

Creative Writing Con to take place on March 9 and 10 in CHS Library

Jai Sanghani, Social Media Editor

March 9, 2017

The Creative Writing Con will take place at the CHS Library on Thursday, March 9 and Friday, March 10. Students will attend with their classes, but may also request a MUSE pass for Thursday's SRT (already passed). Many authors will be attending including Shannon Lu Alexander (Love and Other Unknown Var...

Creative Writing Club Welcomes Guest Speakers

Creative Writing Club Welcomes Guest Speakers

Beats

April 1, 2015

This past week Creative Writing Club welcomed award winning author, Allison Lynn and plans to invite more guest speakers in the coming weeks. Lynn is a professor at Butler University where Jerry Brickley, Creative Writing Club sponsor and English teacher, takes classes. Lynn is the author of award ...

How should teachers grade writing?

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March 27, 2014

An oft-debated subject in schools is the criteria we use to grade students' writing. In any setting, adjudicating writing requires some degree of subjectivity, but what constitutes "fair" grading? It seems a mired and unclear subject; two different graders, looking at the same work, could grade it completely...

Creative Writing Club members plan to write several thousand words this month for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) contest

Creative Writing Club members plan to write several thousand words this month for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) contest

News

November 15, 2013

Fifty thousand words—about the length of author Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse Five—comes out to approximately 200 pages. Ari Roberts, Creative Writing Club secretary and junior, said she aims to write at least that much by 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 30 for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)....

As more schools remove cursive from their course of study, students reconsider its value

As more schools remove cursive from their course of study, students reconsider its value

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January 27, 2012

Contrary to many of her peers, junior Nancy Giesel said she sees a need for cursive writing, even in today’s technology-based world. She said, “I write in cursive for almost every assignment. It’s faster. It looks better. Computers are important, but (cursive is) just a necessary skill that...

The Decline of Cursive

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October 29, 2009

Increasing number of students find print faster to write and easier to understand By Caroline Zhang <czhang@hilite.org> Junior Ben Klutzke has regressed over the years when it comes to his handwriting. He said he learned to write in cursive in third grade. By the end of his freshman year here, he had stopped writing in cursive and switched en...